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March 11th, 2015

Red Cross Children’s Carnival $20,000 donation from UTC

 

March 6th 2015:As vibrant colour and creativity washed over the Queen’s Park Savannah during this year’s Kiddies Carnival, staff from the Unit Trust Corporationcreated a memorable impression for those who came from children’s homes across the country.

The annual eventis crucial to the Carnival calendar, and this year the UTC collaborated with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society to host a fun-filled day for children who reside at these homes.

As part of UTC’s commitment to supporting and contributing to the development and promotion of culture in Trinidad and Tobago, the Corporation made a financial contribution amounting to $20,000.00 to the event.

The UTC volunteers distributed gifts to these children, took them to get their faces painted and ensured they were engaged during the show.

“We made new friends and it was such a joy to see the children smiling and enjoying the show. It was truly a rewarding experience for me.” said Samantha Baird, UTC Investment Centre, Supervisor.

On hand for the cheque presentation was the chairperson of Red Cross Children’s Carnival, Vindra Amar, who was appreciative of the UTC’s financial contribution.

“I wish to especially thank the Unit Trust Corporation and their team of volunteers for their involvement at the event. The enthusiasm and hard work in supporting us with the Children’s Homes brought a lot of joy and happiness to them. They are already talking about next year’s event.” 

Also in attendance was Her Excellency Reema Carmona, as the Patron of the Red Cross who enjoyed the company of the children.

 

 

Communications Officer, Shamine Chainani presents UTC sponsorship cheque to Vindra Amar, Chairperson Red Cross Children's Carnival, andMarcelle Martinez, Prize Coordinator, Red Cross Children's Carnival.

Communications Officer, Shamine Chainani presents UTC sponsorship cheque to Vindra Amar, Chairperson Red Cross Children’s Carnival, andMarcelle Martinez, Prize Coordinator, Red Cross Children’s Carnival.

Her Excellency Mrs. Reema Carmona and Communications Officer, Jillene Allan, pose with one of the children at the event.

Her Excellency Mrs. Reema Carmona and Communications Officer, Jillene Allan, pose with one of the children at the event.

Children with team UTC are all smiles doing their "Like ah Boss" pose.

Children with team UTC are all smiles doing their “Like ah Boss” pose.